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Ruan Orchid

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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we were looking for a Chinese in Chester and found this place. it was a short walk from where we were staying. the inside of the restaurant was atmospheric. food ordered and arrived within a short time, and was well presented and hot. but the serving staff do need to be a bit more warmer to customers.

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Thank G W W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was busy even on a Wednesday night so I would recommend booking. My wife and I enjoyed the food which was promptly served and delicious. Why not excellent? I think the prices are slightly above what I am used to paying in the North of England but perhaps Chester, with its population of WAGs etc is used to... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thai food is one of those things that seem to be either done very well or . . . very poorly. Ruan Orchid does it well . . . very, very well.We opted for the lunch time special and both starters and mains were excellent; a one we would also use to describe the service.

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Thank David K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited with friends and we all enjoyed the Food and the service was excellent pricing about average for Good Food

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Thank PeteH8
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent, although a little pricey. We shared a platter to start, which was plenty - would have been far too much for one. We both had a chicken stir fry for mains; mine was nice, but my husband's was nicer!

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Thank Anne M
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time that we have visited this restaurant the first time was for the early evening menu this time we had the lunch time value menu. there was enough to pick from and my wife and I where both happy with the meal. The food was excellent the staff were attentive and not overbearing. After we had... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked ahead for this very enjoyable family get together. For the price of £9.00 per head the lunch menu of a starter and a main is superb value. Downstairs was busy , our first floor table was nicely set out, food arrived promptly, staff chatted away and laughed at my daughters face as she attempted the spicy Thai salad. If... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Fabulous Thai banquet....excellent service and really good value too....lots of delicious choices - Highly recommend

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Thank Kazzy366
North Wales - UK
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193 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We enjoyed our visit to Ruan Orchid, it has a nice atmosphere for couples, and is too small to host one of the many chrictmas parties in town the night we visited. Food was good, especially the fish my parther had. So why not 5 stars, I have been the the Tahi Resturant in Bath .........

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here, crab and prawn starters were good and tasty, Main course of sea bass fillets were good two good size fillets in a nice sauce with diced chicken on top and it worked. Duck dish was also well cooked in a nice plum sauce, we ordered three main dishes and two starters to share which came to about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?